We know how difficult being a college student is & we want to let you know about these cool resources provided by UCSC which focus on helping students with basic necessities and other resourceful places:


STARS provides culturally responsive support to transfer, re-entry, veteran students, as well as students who do not have traditional family support due to experiences in the foster care system, with homelessness, abuse, parents who have been incarcerated, or other factors impacting their family life. They provide services such as counceling, advising, food, test supplies, coumputer lab and a lounge to study!

ERC (Resource Center)

Each of the 6 resource centers offer students various services through academic, cultural and community support activities.

Slug Support

Slug Support is dedicated to help students in need of urgent assitance such as with food, housing and or any other conceerns.

Disability Resource Center

DRC is committed to helping student with needs and or accomodations.

Food Pantry

Search for nearby campus locations that have food pantries!

Women's Center


The Cove

Underground Scholars Program

Our services extend to all formerly incarcerated and system-impacted students. We define system-impacted as a person who is legally, economically, or familially affected in a negative way by the incarceration of a close relative. System-impacted also includes people who have been arrested and/or convicted without incarceration.